Bruja Born by Zoraida Cordova
Available At: Electronic, Liberty
Categories : Violence
Description: Still feeling broken after her family’s battle in Los Lagos, Lula invokes a dark spell to bring her boyfriend and others back after a fatal bus crash, but unwittingly raises an army of hungry, half-dead casimuertos, instead.
YA Label?: Unknown
Notes: This book contains extreme violence and witchcraft.
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Page: “I extend my arm over Maks’s torso. I drag the blade from my palm, up my forearm, and stop at the inside of my elbow. My blood falls in a red river, running across the muscles of his chest like water around mountains.”
Page: “That if she touches you, your skin will grow sores or burn off or decay. They say she killed each and every one of her husbands, some slowly, some quick.”
Page: “I scream as his nails rake across my chest. The metallic scent of blood sends him into a frenzy.”